John S. Merlak Jr., 66

John S. Merlak Jr., of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Alice M., loving father of John J. (Ashley), fond brother of Cheryl (Jeff) Somers, Jeffrey (Mary), uncle and great uncle of many. Funeral service was held at Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. […]


Eloise A. Johnson

Eloise A. Johnson Roon, of Villa Park, passed away recently. Beloved wife of Glenn A. Roon, Sr. and the late Bernard H. Johnson. Loving mother of Thomas J. (Kathleen J.) Johnson, James P. (Alice W.) Johnson and Joseph T. (Nancy A.) Johnson. Dear step mother of  Janet L. (William F.) […]


Loretta Schneegas

Loretta Schneegas, nee Sullivan; beloved wife of Alan D.; loving mother of Capt. David, USN (Eileen), Peter A., William C. (Jeorjette), John (Lynne), Suzanne (Patrick) Mahoney, Margaret “Peggy”, Anne Marie (Brian) Norton, Steven, Jennifer Zamarripa and the late baby Joseph; proud grandmother of 13; dear sister of the late Veronica […]


Jack DeCoverly Richardson, 87

Jack DeCoverly Richardson, 87

Jack DeCoverly Richardson, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017 at his residence, The Creste at Village Pointe Commons, Grafton, Wisconsin. He is survived by his two daughters, Carol (Dan) Richardson McCoy and Julia (Eric) L. McNally, as well as his grandchildren Reed, Carly, and Jamie McCoy, and […]


Ruby M. Lindstrom, 83

Ruby M. Lindstrom, 83

Ruby M. Lindstrom, 83, of Belvidere, IL passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, surrounded by her family. Ruby was born January 21, 1934, in Sturgeon Lake, MN, the daughter of Hartley and Augusta Cunningham Gray.  She married Eldon Lindstrom on September 24, 1955, in Rush City.  He preceded her in […]


Bonnie R. Reinke, 75

Bonnie R. Reinke nee Stolper, 75, longtime resident of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Ronald D. for 52 years; loving mother of David (Deborah) Reinke, Dawn (Lawrence) Lesko and Dana Reinke; grandmother of Tori Lesko, Douglas Lesko, Rachel Lesko, Daniel Reinke, Stephanie Reinke, Alexis Draves, Tyler Draves and Kylie […]


Elias Eliot Benezra, 95

Elias Eliot “Dr. Ben” Benezra passed away peacefully on Monday Oct. 2, 2017 at the Bridgeway Assisted Living in Bensenville where he stayed. He was 95. Ben was a long time resident of Elmhurst and Oak Brook where he practiced psychiatry for many years. He worked at 103 Haven in […]


Lorraine C. Patterson, 89

Lorraine C. Patterson, nee Bojarski, formerly of Woodruff, Wisc., passed away recently at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late William J. Patterson, Sr. for 67 years; loving mother of William (Terri Zaremba) Patterson, Jr. and James (Marlene) Patterson; grandmother of Jessica (Jeremy) Dawson, William R. Patterson and […]


Isabel Roselli, 94

Isabel Roselli, nee Burghgraef, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Mario; mother of Brian Roselli, Ronald (Linda) Roselli, Russell (Kerri) Roselli and Lori (Steven) Moreau; grandmother of Michael, Alyssa, Liane, Eric, Deanna, Kevin, Marco, Phillip and Kaleigh; sister of Catherine Spomer […]


Clarice B. Colangelo, 104

Clarice B. Colangelo nee Duda, of Elmhurst passed away recently at the age of 104. Beloved wife of the late Leonard; loving mother of Lenice (James Lucchesi) Colangelo and Laurence; grandmother of Heather (Douglas) and David (Jaime) and Michael; great grandmother of Ryan and Sara; sister of 8; aunt of […]